IWA Tag Title Tournament 1977 Japanese League 1978




IWA Tag Team Title Tournament 1977


February 27 - March 25, 1977

Rusher Kimura & Shiyouzou Ooiyama__
                                   |Quinn & Von Hess______
John Quinn & Kurt Von Hess_________|                      |
                                                          |Quinn & Von Hess______
Ryuma Go & Thunder Sugiyama________                       |                      |
                                   |Go & Sugiyama_________|                      |
Jack Claybourne & Jirou Inatsuma___|                                             |
                                                                                 |Quinn & Von Hess__
Mad Dog Vachon & Gypsy Joe_________                                              |
                                   |Vachon & Gypsy Joe____                       |
The Great Kusatsu & Mighty Inoue___|                      |                      |
                                                          |Hamaguchi & Teranishi_|
The Cuban Assassins________________                       |
                                   |Hamaguchi & Teranishi_|
Animal Hamaguchi & Isamu Teranishi_|
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Japanese League


November 3 - 30, 1978

1.Toru Tanaka21
2.Mr. Sakurada19
3.Mighty Inoue16
4.Mr. Hito14
5.The Great Kusatsu12
6.Rocky Hata10
7.Motoshi Okuma8
8.Yang Sun-Hi0
1.Rusher Kimura (winner)21
2.Kim Duk20
3.Dean Ho18
4.Takashi Ishikawa15
5.Animal Hamaguchi11
6.The Great Kojika11
7.Isamu Teranishi6
8.Goro Tsurumi4

Rusher Kimura_____
                  |Kimura___
Kim Duk___________|         |
                            |Kimura___
Dean Ho___________          |         |
                  |Ho_______|         |
Takashi Ishikawa__|                   |
                                      |Kimura___
Jumbo Tsuruta_____                    |
                  |Tsuruta__          |
Mighty Inoue______|         |         |
                            |Tanaka___|
Toru Tanaka_______          |
                  |Tanaka___|
Mr. Sakurada______|

Third Place: Tsuruta pinned Ho (11:20)

Note: Tsuruta was seeded directly into the elimination tournament.

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